Creating healthier communities, together

Providence’s community benefit investments reach out beyond the walls of care settings to touch lives in the places where relief, comfort and care are needed. Through programs and donations, health education, free care, medical research and more, we give back to our communities. Read more »


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OREGON

Healing families with nutritious food

When single mom Seswaness Eaglepipe and her two daughters were suffering from migraines and nausea, she went to the Providence Family Medicine clinic in Portland, Ore. for help. The medical assistant asked her if she worries about not having enough money to buy food ....
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ALASKA

Nourishing newborns with KINDNESS

After her third child was born, Joelina Panamarioff of Kodiak Island, Alaska, knew she would need the services of Kodiak KINDNESS. The Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center community benefit program is dedicated to helping new mothers nourish their newborns ....
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EASTERN WASHINGTON

A fast lane for teens on the road to recovery

At 12 years old, June* had experienced more hardships than most may face in their lifetime. The loss of one parent to suicide, followed by the unexpected death of a step-parent, lead her into a dark depression. She began using marijuana, alcohol and meth to ....
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About Providence Health & Services

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic health care ministry committed to providing for the needs of the communities it serves – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable. Providence's services include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and many other health and educational services. The health system and its affiliates employ more than 82,000 people across five states – Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington – with its system office located in Renton, Washington. In 2015, Providence provided more than $951 million in community benefit. Providence Health & Services continues a tradition of caring that the Sisters of Providence began 160 years ago.